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    A Superb Set of the National Edition

    Charles Dickens. The Works... London: Chapman and Hall, 1906-1908. National Edition, with an envelope signed by Dickens and an ALS by John Foster, Dickens' biographer. One of 750 numbered sets (this set unnumbered). On the first blank of volume I is a mounted small envelope addressed by Dickens to Edward Chapman (his publisher), and signed by Dickens on the lower left corner. Facing that page is a mounted autograph letter signed by John Foster (Dickens' friend and biographer) addressed to George Cattermole, the artist who illustrated The Old Curiosity Shop. Foster letter is on stationery and is dated 21 September, 1860. Two sixteenmo pages on one octavo sheet, folded. Creased, very good. Complete in forty octavo volumes. Illustrated. Bound modern half brown levant morocco over brown cloth boards, boards ruled in gilt, spines paneled and lettered in gilt, five raised bands, top edge gilt. Spines faintly sunned, some occasional light rubbing or minor wear. A bright, fine set. From the collection of Donald Carter.

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    One of 750 numbered sets (this set unnumbered). On the first blank of volume I is a mounted small envelope addressed by Dickens to Edward Chapman (his publisher), and signed by Dickens on the lower left corner. Facing that page is a mounted autograph letter signed by John Foster (Dickens' friend and biographer) addressed to George Cattermole, the artist who illustrated The Old Curiosity Shop. Foster letter is on stationery and is dated 21 September, 1860. Two sixteemo pages on one octavo sheet, folded. Creased, very good. Complete in forty octavo volumes. Illustrated. Bound modern half brown levant morocco over brown cloth boards, boards ruled in gilt, spines paneled and lettered in gilt, five raised bands, top edge gilt. Spines sunned, some occasional rubbing or minor wear. A bright, fine set.



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    April, 2016
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